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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, September 7, 1971 THE LETHBRIGGE HERALD weekend for both Lakeside, Moose Jaw share tourney honors f TWrr. t THERE'S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT Safe was the call from umpire Slan Senior Lhlle League tourneys. Lethbridg Carmichael in Sunday's action in the annual Labor Day Little League and top honors. Lakeside and Moose Jaw shared Not much of a ivelcoine for Eagle Keys Lions, Eskimos were just too generous By THE CANADIAN PRESS Generous opponents and rock-hard defences provided Calgary Stampeders and Sas- katchewan Roughriders with easy victories in the Western Football Conference Monday. The Slampeders, presented with 10 poinls from five safety touches in the first quarter, took a 23-7 triumph over Edmonton Eskimos before a capacity crowd of in Calgary. The opposition wasn't as gen- erous in Regina, but the Rough- riders intercepted seven passes on their way to a 35-14 win over British Columbia Lions. The results left Calgary in first place with a 0-1 won-lost record for 12 points, four more than Saskatchewan. Winnipeg Blue Bombers anr the Lions share third place, each with six points, four ahead of last-place Edmonton. The Eskimos surrendered the 10 points while playing against strong winds gusling to 35 miles an hour. DUNN" Pin IT They were behind 1-0 when Kmitson wins Cardston trophy shoot Men' Kmilson of Culb a n k, Montana went home with the lop prize in Cardston's 21st an- nual Jerry Cahoon Memorial trcphy shoot held on Labor Day weekend, Knutson picked off 92-100 points, outclassing 3a entries who also sought the Jerry Ca- hoon Memorial trophy. In singles competition Bill Johnson also from Cutb a n k bested Knutson and Bill Turn- er of Medicine Hat to capture the event. The three shooters had fin- ished with identical 48-50 scores forcing the shoot-off. Johnson topped the show- down scoring 23-25. Meanwhile, in doubles com- petition, Cutbank received its third title as Harold Elton scored 47-50 lo best al! comers. Art Link of Medicine Hat was the only competitor lo break the Cuthank string win- ning the handicap event scor- ing 47-50. kicker Fred Dunn went back into his own end zone five suc- cessive times within a six-min- ute span. Four times he was tackled after running around trying to use up time. He con- ceded a fifth time at of the opening quarter, giving Calgary an 11-0 lead. He lost a total of 131 yards on safeties, accounting for Edmon- ton's net offence of seven yards in the first half. Despite the safeties, Calgary had only a 14-7 lead until Bill Giveaway doesn't work, Alouettes lose By IAN MacLAINE Canadian Press Staff Writer Toronto Argonauts and Mont- real Alouettes will have to mend their errant ways if they hope to recover from Labor Day set- backs in the Eastern Football Conference. The Argos, far and away the class of Hie East on paper, turned the ball over eight limes en route to a 30-17 loss to Ham- ilton Tiger-Cats while the Als were equally out of touch in their 40-17 drubbing by Ottawa Rough Riders. As a result, Toronto with 10 poinls, maintains ils four-poin; league lead and Ottawa am Hamilton move into a second- place tic with the Als. Both the Als and Argos hope to gain a measure of revenge when Ihe teams play return en- Jagements next weekend, Ot- .awa going to Montreal Satur- day and Hamilton to Toronto Sunday. Toronto went into Hamilton solid favorites on the strength ol rookie quarterback Joe Theis- mann's performance to date and an anemic Ticat offence. ATTACK SPUTTERS Hamilton's atlack lived up to ure-game notices, but sputterec and sparked to put two touch- downs on the Scoreboard. Theis- mann didn't, and tire former Votre Dame ace contributed to he Argo loss by tossing four passes into enemy hands. It wasn't all the young quart- erback's doing, however, as the vaunted Hamilton defence forced three Toronto fumbles, two by usually-reliable Bill Sy- mons. The third, by Dave Cranmer running back the kickoff that followed Frank Quayle's go-a- head score for Hamilton, was snapped up by Ticat lineman Gd Chalupka on the 35 and he ran unmolested to score. Dave Fleming, on a 108-yard pass play from Joe Zugcr early in the game, was the only other sign of H a m i 11 o n's offence. Tommy Joe Coffey contributed 10 points on two field goals, a single and three converts while Zuger, who averaged 50.1 yards Football roundup WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T F A Pts CAPRI BOWL Join the Fun Join a League! WE STILL HAVE OPENINGS LADIES' p.m. JUNIORS SHOP-Slarll Sepl. 7lh a.m. NuMODE HOMES-SlarPl Sepl. 9th p.m. SUNDQUIST CONSTRUCTION-Startl Sepl. 9th MIXED p.m. HEPP AUTO-Slarls Sept. 13lh p.m. HENRY HOMES-Slarli Sepl. 16th YOUTH BOWLING REGISTRATIONS Friday, Sept. lOlh Agci Saturday, Sepl. 11 In Winnlpea LEADERS Reed, S Robinson, C 0 U7 60 .1 i 0 177 17J 8 3 I 0 in U? 6 3 5 0 193 213 6 1 7 0 101 17P 3 TD C F6 S Pis n 10 t ,...9 0 0 0 54 1 IS 7 6 49 0 10 6 6 34 SASKATCHEWAN 3i B.C. 11 First downs Yards rushing Yards passing Net offence Passes Interceolions-yards Punts-Avq....... Fumbles-loEt Penallies-yards 163 ISfl 205 20B 33B 250 0-0 7-32 6-50.5 10-47.0 00 11 CALGARY 23 EDMONTON 7 Firsl downs Yards rushir.g Yards oasslno Net offence Passes made-fried Interceol ions-yards Punls-Avg EASTERN CONFERENCE 5-27 3-20 243 413 2-1 fi McQuay, T W L T F A Pis .5 2 0 156 151 10 TD C FG S 1 17 6 4 0 13 e 2 6 0 0 0 1 11 t 1 OTTAWA MONTREAL 17 Passes made tried Interceplions-yardl Punls-ovg....... Rumbles-lost 30J 147 252 147 19-39 10-71 0-0 3-101 8 30 11-44 6-6 0-0 6-35 10-64 HAMILTON 31 TORONTO 17 Yards rushing 360 231 10-20 fi-18 Punls-avn .......10-5013-50 Fumbles-losl 33 1-1 Penalties-yards 7-27 6-45 a kick, added two single points. Mel Profit and Dave Raimey, the Jailer on a four-yard return of an interception that led lo Wally Gabler getting into the game to relieve Zuger, were the Toronto scorers. Ivan Mac- Milan added a convert and field goal willi Zenon Andrusy- sliyn lucking two singles. In addition to interceptions and fumbles, the Toronto of- fence lost a third-down gamble with inches to go. TRY EVERYTHING Hamilton tried everything in the books to muster a sustained drive, even reverting to the old sleeper play that almost paid for the alert- ness of Argo head coach Leo Caliill. Cahill spotted ex-Argo Bobby Taylor on his knees near the Hamilton bench when lie sud- denly remembered Taylor had tried the same trick in 19S8. Cahill called for a substitution and since the Canadian Football League rulebook says a sleeper play is illegal it either team sends in substitutes, Argos got caught with too many men on the field. But Caln'U's ruse suc- ceeded since the illegal substitu- tion ruled out the completed pass to Taylor deep in Argo ter- ritory. At Ottawa, Montreal coach Sam Etcheverry was so dis- heartened with tlie ineptness of his defending national champi- ons that he promised something new for the Montreal engage- ment. "This time I'm going to put glue on the said the usually soft-spoken coach after watching his players fumble away the ball six times. Three Ottawa interceptions, returned for a total of 101 yards, led to the Alouetle downfall. While Ihe Ottawa defence was sharp, it's offence was ham- strung behind quarterback Gary Wood for the first time this year and the former New York Giant was booed by Lansdowne Stad- ium fans as he left the field in favor of Rick Cassatta. Van Burkleo faked a punt deep in his own end zone, ran around left end, and scooted 89 yards for a touchdown. "No, I didn't call the Duncan said. "It was all Van Burkleo's decision Larry Robinson got the other Calgary points, booting a 32. yard field goal, a (tonvert and Iliree singles, one from 75 yards with the wind at his back. Larry Lawrence got the only Edmonton touchdown, on a 12- yard run in Ihe second quarter. Dunn added an 87-yard single. The ball changed hands 10 times with Calgary intercepting twice and recovering four fum- bles. Edmonton had two inter- ceptions and recovered two of Calgary's three fumbles. LANCASTER HOT Ir. Regina, before fans, it was a case of too much Don Lancasler and erratic passing by three B.C. Rusty Clark, Don Moorhead and Paid Brothers. Lancaster threw three touch- down passes, including a 13- yard strike to Nblan Bailey at of the first quarter to erase a 3-0 deficit, The Lions. have not won a game at Taylor Field since September, were never in contention after Bailey's touchdown. They trailed 14-4 after the first quarter, 28-7 al the half and 35-7 after three quarters. Lancasler also hit Bobby Thompson with a 14-yard touch- down pass and Alan Ford on a 12-yard toss. Thompson added another touchdown on a 22-yard run and Silas McKinnie scored six poinls on a 72-yard romp. John Stcele kicked all five converts. Jinr Evenson got the only B.C. touchdown, on a five-yard run. Ken Phillips kicked two field goals, one from 18 yards, a 49- yard single and a convert. Lancasler, who completed 11 of 19 passes for 208 yards, moved closer to two Canadian Football League records now held by Sam Etcheverry, coach of Montreal Aloueltes. The Rouphrider star has gained yards passing, 263 yards sliori of Etcheverry's car- eer tolal. Lancaster has com- pleted passes and is 34 be- hind the record of The league is idle until Salur- day when Edmonton visits Win- nipeg. Next Sunday, Calgary takes on Ihe Lions at Vancou- ver. Bradshaiv looks sharp Jurgensen on the shelf By LLOYD YAMAGISIII Herald Sports Wrilcr The Leihbridge Minor Base- ball Association's 14lh annual Labor Day Little and Sc n i o r League tournament was like all others in the past, a great suc- cess. Some baseball enthusi- asts took in the IG-team two- day affair which slarted Satur- day and finished Sunday. The tournament, which was divided into Senior and Little League divisions saw six teams battle for the senior title and 10 teams fighting for Uie little league crown. As it turned out, the Moose Jaw Americans mil reign as the senior league champions for another year while in the little league division, the Lelh- bridge Lakeside All Stars will replace the defending cham- pion Lethbridge Norcrest all- stars as champions. En route to the senior title, the Moose Jaw squad blasted the Bow Island club 27-5 in [he tourney opener Saturday and bombed the Lethbridge Gianls 15-7 in the final. The Americans needed only two victories to win the title, since they won a bye into the finals. Meanwhile the Giants moved into the finals against the Am- ericans by edging Calg a r y East 9-7 Saturday and nipping the Calgary Foothills 8-7 Sun- day. the tourney final Brian Chalmers fanned seven and gave up eight hits to give the Americans the victory while Lawrence Gardiner who was relieved by Ron Moser in the fourth inning suffered the loss. The two Giant pitchers com- bined for seven strike outs while giving up live hits. Brian Towriss and Randy Lear hammered a home run apiece for the Americans. For the Giants, Wes Tuttle, Randy Stevens and Moser each homered once while Miles Fox chipped in with two singles. In the "B" side of the senior division, Taber toppled Cal- gary East 12-1 to take the title. Other [james in the senior division during the two days saw Taber lose 9-8 to Calgary Foothills and Taber beating Bow Island 11-B. Meanwhile, in the little league division of the tournament the Lethbridge Lakeside All Stars added yet another trophy to their large collection earned this season. The Lakeside All Stars, the Alberta Saskatchewan cham- pions picked up four straight victories to capture the title. They started off by dropping Calgary 5-2 Saturday, dumping Montana team two 9-5, edging Lethbridge Norcrest 3-2 and belting North County Little League 7-1 in the final. It was a return match be- tween the Lakeside and Nor- crest as the two teams bat- tled to extra innings in (he final game of the LeUibridge district play-off champions h i p earlier in the season. The Lakeside squad scored B single run in both Ihe sixth and seventh innings lo gain the vic- torv over the Norcrest squad. The Lakeside All Slars had no problems in the fijial, drub- bing the North County Little League 7-1. Mike Sheen fired the third strike past 13 batters to win the mound decision over Le-s Sjugren. Hari'ey Pocza was the top Lakeside hitter smashing a two- rur triple along with a single. In the "B" side of the tour- ney, Medicine Hat smashed Moose Jaw 21-2 to take homo the hardware. Medicine Hat had earlier slipped past Calgary 10-7, but had lost a 2-0 decision to the Norcrest all-stars. In other games during the two day affair, saw White- fish, Montana team one frounce Moose Jaw 12-1, Taber losing 174 to Whitefish team two, .Vorth County shutout Pincher Creek 2-0, North County blast Whilefish two 17-6 and Medi- cine Hat belt Pincher Creek 11-1. Finish 1-3 Cubs beaten in senior bid KENOSEE LAKE, Sask. (Special) The Lethbridge Cubs came i.ime empty-hand- ed as they n anaged only a fourth place iinish in the Ca- nadian Senior Baseball cham- pionships held here over the Labor Day weekend. Lethbridge, the Alberta champions, finL'-hed the four- day five team round robin tournament with a 1-3 record. The Cubs never really had a chance to show their power as they were allowed k complete only Iwo of their games. Rain had washed out ail Sun- day's games, forcing the tour- nament officials tu squeeze hi the remaining games Monday. All Monday's games were limited to five innings apiece, except the c h a m p i o nship game. The Cubs started off on the right track as they belted Kenosee Lake 5-1 in their open- er Saturday mo-ning. Howie Heggadal and Bruce Gullett paced the Cubs vic- tory with home runs. Heggadal's home run was a JYliiior hockey has workouts The Lclhbridge Minor Hock- ey Assot'ialion will hold practis- es this week commencing lo- night. This evening at nine o'clock at Adams Ice Centre and again Wednesday workouts will begin for all boys interested in play- ing with the Bantam A reps or the Bantarti B Marlands. Thursday and Friday, also 'at nine at Adams, the Midget Elks wiU have tryouls. All boys interesled in these workouts are asked to be a I Adams on ttie specific night. solo shot while Gulletl's came with one on. Gullett had driven in anoth- er run with a single hi the first inning. Bernie Sonntag went the dis- tance to earn the mound ver- dict allowing four hits, striking out four and walking one. Orville Herron suffered the loss, but not before givijig way to Wayne Sauter. Later in the day the Cubs suffered their first loss being edged 7-5 by Orillia, Ontario. In the five Inning losses Mon- day, the Cubs were shutout 4-0 by Manitoba and 2-0 by Sas- katchewan. Meanwhile, Manitoba cap- tured the Canadian Senior title and will represent Canada at the world championships in Cuba in February. Brandon Cloverleafs, bolster- ed by a number of players from other centres in Mani- toba defeated Ontario 9-6 in the final to earn the trip. More than fans watch- ed Brandon come from behind on three occasions to win their fourth straight game. Brock McConechy hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning to provide the margin of victory. Rick Cruise also hit home run for the winners. Ted Bridget! came on to re- lieve Grant Everard in the sec- one, inning and went the rest of the way for the victory. Alt Payne of the Ontario cam, represented by the Orillia Majors, hit Ihe only grand-slam home run of the tournament (o give Ontario a leirporary 4-2 in the first inning. Losing pitcher was Brian Murphy in relief. Ontario entered the finals by d e f e a t ing Saskatchewan 7-3 earlier. Chuck Beaudoin's three run homer in the seventh inning put the game away. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sonny Jurgcnsen of the Wash- ington Redskins, lop ranking passer in the history of the Na- tional Football League, has joined the long list of star quarterbacks sidelined by inju- ries. lie- suffered a broken left arm in a 27-10 loss to the Miami Dol- phins in an exhibition game Sat- urday nigh' Jurgenscn, 37, suffered the in- jury with Wt seconds remaining n Ihe third quarter when he and .several other Redskins lac- dcd Miami safely Dick Ander- son, who had just intercepted n Jurgcnscn aerial. Jurgcnsen said Sunday night lis doctors felt he would be out of nclion "at least four or five vecks." Jurgenscn joins nn illustrious 1st of injured quarterbacks. Others sidelined at present in- clude Joe Namatli, Bart Starr and Jolinny Unilas. Going into this season, Jur- gcnsen had completed of passes for yards and touchdowns, with a comple- tion percentage of 56.5. He holds NFL season records for most passing attempts, 5011, most completions, K18, and most yar- dage, Redskin coach George Allen must now turn to Hill Kilmer, Jurgcnscn's veteran b n c k -u p man. "lie is experienced and a fierce .said Allen about Kilmer. In Sunday's only cxhibilion Atlanta Falcons scored 30 poinls in the first half nnd masted lo n 45-35 victory over Now Mnplnnd Patriots, spoiling Jim Plunkelt's debut as n slart- ing quarterback. Veteran running back Jim (Cannonball) Butler of Atlanta ran for a 74-vard touchdown on the opening play from scrim- mage, then added touchdown runs of one and 11 yards as the Falcons built up Ihcir early lead. In a Saturday at Cleveland. Pittsburgh beat New York Jcls 35-21 behind four lone-Mown passes by Terry Bradshaw. and Cleveland trounced New York Giants 30-7. In Saturday night's other ex- 'iihilinn contests, Buffalo lopped Detroit 31-17, Oakland edged San Francisco Houston rimmed Chicago 37-17, Phila- delphia trounced New Orleans SJ-fl, Cincinnali edged Green Bay 27-2-1, Deliver dofcnlcd Min- nesota M-7 and Kansas City and St. Louis bnlllcd lo a 17-17 lie. MEMBERSHIPS FOR MEN'S AND MIXED SOCIAL LEAGUE Are Now Being Accepted At The lefhbridge Curling Club Curling Rink Open p.m. Each Night Monday Thru Friday Dues will be the same as last year C Men's League Enter as an Individual or Rink All interested curlers welcome to drop in or fill in the attached enlry form and mail immediately! Curing Starts Men., Oct. 18th ENTRY FORM Name Address Phone CHECK APPROPRIATE LEAGUES? Men's League Curl 1 Night Weekly Curl 2 Nights Weekly Saturday Night Mixed League Both Leagues.............. ;